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How To Add A Ceiling Fan With Existing Light Fixtures

I want the fan to work just by a pull-chain but continue to have the switch operate the remaining can lights, how can I wire this? How to Wire a Ceiling Fan with Existing Light Fixtures.

Installing a Ceiling Fan and Light Fixtures
Electrical Question: I want the fan to work just by a pull-chain but continue to have the switch operate the remaining can lights.

I have a front porch that has 3 Can lights in the ceiling which are operated by a switch at the front door and a service door.

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Background: Scott, a Handyman from Crete, Illinois.

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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Scott.

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